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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Imperial Stout
Dublin, Ireland
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Imperial Irish Stout
Note: Brewed to a different recipe than the 2006 version.
Previously 7%


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aniela (2313) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 1, 2012
From a 33 cl bottle at home in Skövde. Dark beer with a big beige head. Chocolate, tar and a bit fruity aroma. Chocolate flavour, some bitterness and tar notes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (10276) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - JAN 28, 2012
Bottle. Black beer with a nice lasting brownish head. Roasted chocolate aroma, tar and ash, vanilla, fruity notes, some cocoa, figs. Roasted tar and soot flavor, hoppy, salty, chocolate, cocoa, metallic notes. Quite heavy with à full body. Solid and very tasteful.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - JAN 20, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 25, 2014 Black color with a very big creamy beige head. Roasted aroma. nice burnt taste..

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16584) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2011
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and carame lflavor with weak hints of licorice. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sizzler80 (447) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 22, 2011
Dark brown creamy pour with thin beige/brown head. Heady, roasted malt aroma and sweet toffee. Bitter, sweet, malty, fruity tang, earthy with slight flecks of tea and peat. Hint of dark chocolate with a bitter finish. Good imperial stout from the PH lads! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (10920) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 12, 2011
Clear very dark brown with a brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, dark chocolate and a little peat. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and roasted rather bitter finish. 121211

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (5750) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 9, 2011
Bottle shared at a tasting at Dagan’s place. Slightly transparent black with a light brown head. Aroma of chocolate, some roastiness, a bit of fruitiness, soy sauce notes and some "green" hints. Sweet chocolaty flavor with some dark fruit hints and a drier and slightly herbal finish. Medium to full-bodied.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 18/20
Countbeer (4391) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - NOV 23, 2011
Bottle: Man I love this bottle: a pull-the-cap-off and a nice glass/iron thumb imprint of holding the bottle better, Looks cool. Nice brown head on top of a black colored beer. Smell honey, spices, honey liquorice and a hint of toffee. Taste liquorice, a good firm bitterness, hint of coffee, roasted malts and roasted barleys and a hint of hops. Nice bitter aftertaste with hints of liquorice coffee and herbs. Low carbo, soft mouthfeel, watery body and texture. It’s like a mix of liquorice and bitterness, not bad, but too much liquorice, just strange...

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
IluvatarMilan (256) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2011
Pours a pitch black body with a small tan head. Rather intense nose with strong sweet and caramel notes. Body Is mcu more bitter, strong chocolate and coffee notes, not very full-bodied but it doesn’t distract from the taste. Aftertaste has some hints of tobacco and honey.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Enjoyit (3455) - Vadum, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2011
Black of color with a brown head. An aroma of roasted malt, coffee, prunes, dark chocolate and leather. A flavor of roated malt, bitter, weak sour, leather and coffee.


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